NextGen Telecom Services to help build Maine Fiber Co.'s Three Ring Binder network

Now that Maine Fiber Company has overcome legal challenges by the area's dominant service provider FairPoint Communications (Other OTC: FRCMQ.PK) for its Three Ring Binder middle mile network, it has employed NextGen Telecom Services Group to build the network.

In addition to construction, nextGen Telecom Services will provide Maine Fiber Company, Inc. network maintenance and emergency restoration services.   

Set to complete the network build out phase in two years, NextGen has already begun working on the Three Ring Binder project. To meet its goals, NextGen, which currently operates out of its Gardiner, Maine facility, plans to add other staging and warehouse facilities throughout the state along with ramping up its construction workforce.

With a $25.4 million broadband stimulus grant in hand, the Maine Fiber Company plans to build a the Three Ring Binder will consist of 1,100 fiber network miles constructed in three rings covering all of Maine.

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